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Dec 11, 2012 7:00am PST
opposition group. the u.s. is expected to recognize the new opposition council as the only legitimate representative of the syrian people at an international conference in morocco. britain and france, they've already extended full recognition to that coalition. >>> well, secretary of state, hillary clinton, was supposed to represent the u.s. tomorrow at the friends of syria meeting in mow co but she has a -- morocco but she has a stomach flu. >>> congress is scheduled to break for the holidays this friday. as alison burns reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, both parties have their sticking points. alison? >> reporter: tori, the pressure is on. members of congress are back this morning after a long weekend. and in just about 15 minutes, democrats will be speaking out about the fiscal cliff saying medicaid should not be subject to cuts. in the past 48 hours since president obama and john boehner met face to face, no details on the discussions have -- have been released. the president said he's willing to compromise but maintains his stance on tax increases for the wealthy. >> we
FOX
Dec 12, 2012 7:00am PST
after the country launched a long-range rocket. the u.s. confirms is in orbit. the u.s. and its allies believe this is a way for north korea to test its long-range ballistic miss ill technology. some believe that kim young un is using this as a way to show he's a rival to the united states. a spokesperson says there will be a closed-door meeting on this and how to respond. >>> cancer surgery is over for hugo cav -- hugo chavez. doctors say he had an operation treating aggressive cancer. it was announced on saturday that the vice president should take over if he becomes incapacitated. this is the fourth cancer surgery for chavez since 2011. >>> new reports from london say the nurse who took her own life after being tricked in that royal prank phone call about the duchess of cambridge did leave a suicide note. the london evening standard reports 46-year-old jacintha saldanha wrote a message to her family before she died. the contents of the note have not been revealed. jacintha saldanha transferred the prank call made by an australian radio show. she was found several days later in the h
FOX
Dec 28, 2012 7:00am PST
suicide. the two firefighters will be buried sunday and monday. those from around the u.s. are there for the funerals and thanks to local donations many are staying at local hotels for free. >> it's the out pouring of the community, we had people from florida, michigan have been calling in to donate hotel rooms. >> hotels are holding special receptions today through monday as well for webster firefighters and family members of the victims. >> it's been two weeks since a gunman killed 27 people in connecticut before taking his own life. now scientists will analyze the dna of 20 year old adam lanza. genetic specialists will be looking for a mutation or abnormality that could increase aggressive or violent behavior. however people that carry the same or similar signs in their dna will be stigmatized. >> a new york woman is facing several charges after she set up a charity scam following the shooting. hours after the massacre a 37 year old set up a internet scam claiming to be the 8 of a six year old victim of the shooting. well, she advertised on facebook saying a funeral fun
FOX
Dec 9, 2012 7:00am PST
. hurricane sandy is the second costliest disaster in u.s. history. >>> they had the first hack-a-thon. they worked on ideas yesterday afternoon. the goal was to create fun and practical apps using public information available through county records. >> we have seen interesting ideas around restaurant inspections. and we have seen ideas around places like parks. parks and rec information was interesting to people. >>> the grand prize winners made an app called book it and they took home a $3,000 prize. >>> there appears to and growing backlash against the new logo for the university of california system. more than 25,000 people have signed an on line petition at change.org to review the new design which made its debut friday. some say it is undignified. the new design is not replacing the traditional logo and will be used in traditional to the university seal. >>> they won an emotional victory over western oregon as a player who almost died from cardiac arrest watched from the bench. doctors say danny berger was clinically dead for several seconds when he collapsed during an uta
FOX
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
the issue of same-sex marriage. the u.s. supreme court said yesterday it will hear two cases challenging laws that define marriage between a man and a woman. one of them is california's ban on same-sex marriage proposition 8 which voters approved in 2008. but the lower courts ruled that it was unconstitutional. and the other case agreed to hear is from new york. it challenges a federal law called the defense of marriage act which requires the federal government to prohibit federal recognition of same-sex marriages. it was passed back in 1996 and signed by president clinton. now reaction in san francisco's castro district included a range of emotions. yesterday's decision means same- sex couples in california must put marriage plans on hold. gay couples could have begun marrying immediately if the supreme court decided to deny review and let the lower court ruling stand. activists say they feel some momentum from the november elections. >> states legalized same-sex marriage just months ago. >> i want it to be tackled. i want to be married in any state and be recognized. >> many people say
FOX
Dec 9, 2012 5:00am PST
's the first african-american woman to make the u.s. olympic swim team winning a medal in the 400 meter relay race. >> i had been involved with swimming for so many years and i'm here to give back to the community. i'm here at the mount vernon ymca. we are inviting children of all ages to come in and hang out with me and get to know me a little bit and also just to be educated on being safe around the water. >> the statistics are alarming. ten people drown every day in the united states. it's the second leading cause of death for children under 14. unfortunately, 60 to 70% of black children and hispanic children don't know how to swim, making them three times more likely to drown. >> on top of that, if parent doesn't know how to swim there's a pretty good statistic you're not going -- your child isn't going to learn how to swim either. >> but make a splash is the big push in 47 states. their goal is to get kids prepared for the water and summertime fun. >> there are three main barriers that stops a lot of kids from swimming. the number one is fear. whether it's a generational thing passed dow
FOX
Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >>> as a u.s. inched one day closer to the fiscal cliff, john boehner made a new proposal. >> americans have to be scratching their head and wondering, when is the president going to get serious. >> house minority leader nancy pelosi defended the president. >> he has said that he's willing to make some changes. but it's really important that any changes not hurt the middle class. >> reporter: pelosi also said democrats have already agreed to more than a trillion and a half dollars in budget cut this is year. more details now on how a fall off that fiscal cliff would affect taxpayers. the nonpartisan tax foundation says an average family of four would pay an extra $7,400 in taxes. looking at specific cities here, people in san francisco and oakland would pay an extra $7,424 in san jose it would be 7,352. and in santa rosa, $3,333. now to wall street where stocks today moved into positive territory. the dow clos up 78 points. >>> there were more jobs advertised in september than october. job openings rose by 128,000 to 3.68 million in october that is the most since june. and in a separate repo
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Dec 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
it in 2014. >> the u.s. attorney for colorado said earlier this week that the federal government's responsibility to enforce the controlled substances act remains unchanged. >>> bay area holiday shoppers are being warned about a scam involving the sale of phony i pads. investigators say some scammers are wrapping up ceramic tiles and metal picture frames in fake i pad boxes. vallejo police say they've encountered some of those scammers recently. >> during the investigation they contacted at least a couple different individuals and they further noted that they were in possession of some i pad boxes that contained ceramic tiles. >> but detectives did not make an arrest in the scam because they could not prove the people in the car planned to sell the phony i pads. >>> vallejo police also announced they will run special highway patrols. from today to december 23rd officers will patrol shopping centers in downtown streets on foot or on bicycle. the goal is to make their presence visible and make shoppers feel safer. >>> and bill said that we needed to get an extra blanket, maybe two
FOX
Dec 15, 2012 7:00am PST
. the suit doesn't specify the amount of damages olson is seeking. >>> the president of afghanistan says u.s. and nato troops should leave afghan villages as soon as possible. hamid karzai says international forces will end their combat mission in 2014, but says afghan forces will take charge of securing afghanistan next year. he wants all other troops to begin leaving his nation's villages sooner rather than later. >>> a special event is being held in san bruno this morning to honor service members who made the ultimate sacrifice. volunteers will lay wreaths at the golden gate cemetery within the hour and at cemeteries across the nation, including arlington national cemetery. wreaths across america is an annual tradition that dates back two decades. >>> well, we are continuing to follow the elementary school shooting in connecticut, where a press conference is scheduled to get under way soon. we'll have the latest developments on that. >> we are starting off this saturday morning, cloudy and cold. coming up, a look at updated live storm tracker 2 and we'll track the rainfall, at least the t
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